Arrowwood viburnum

Viburnum dentatum

Viburnum dentatum 'Christom'
Photo/Illustration: 
Courtesy of Park Seed
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Arrowwood viburnum (Viburnum dentatum)
vy-BURN-um den-TAY-tum
Genus:  Viburnum
This woody, multi-stemmed, deciduous shrub has a rounded shape and grows 5 to 9 feet tall and wide. It has toothed leaves and small, creamy white flowers in May to June that mature to bluish black spherical fruits.
Noteworthy Characteristics:  Arrowwood viburnum is useful in mass plantings and groupings. It's easy to transplant.
Care:  Highly adaptable, it can take some shade but prefers full sun.
Propagation:  Take greenwood cuttings in summer.
Problems:  Gray mold (Botrytis), rust, downy mildew, powdery mildew, wood rot, Verticillium wilt, leaf spots, and dieback. Aphids, scale insects, weevils, Japanese beetles, mealybugs, Viburnum beetle, tree hoppers.

Overview

Height
6 ft. to 10 ft.
Spread
6 ft. to 10 ft.
Growth Pace
Moderate Grower
Light
Full Sun Only
Moisture
Adaptable
Maintenance
Low
Characteristics
Attracts Birds,
Native
Bloom Time
Late Spring
Flower Color
White Flower
Uses
Beds and Borders,
Screening
Style
Cottage Garden
Seasonal Interest
Spring Interest
Type
Shrubs

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